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hearing was held in d.c. superior court. the teen is scheduled to go on trial may 13th. >>> virginia's governor declares april history month. honoring confederate soldiers. more on the controversy. >> this particular flag here, my wife made this. this was the very first confederate gun flag. >> reporter: he proudly displays the battle flag of the confederacy and the stars and bars. >> my ancestors were part of that. and i feel proud of that. >> reporter: so much so he has written books about his great grandfather's and nearly a dozen ancestors who fought in the civil war. >> this is a confederate flag, the first national confederate flag. >> reporter: he said the conflicts fought on battlefields in virginia were not about slaves but preserving the constitution and individual rights. he embraces the move that governor bob mcdonnell proclaimed. >> that is crazy. >> reporter: virgin anns acted with strong emotions. >> i know we're virginia but that is ridiculous. that he would do that and not refer to slavery, either? i mean, this guy is just a real idiot, i think. >> not everything nee
. police say about 8,000 people gathered in harrissonburg, virginia. some folks who showed up started fights and threw bottles at the police. 30 people were arrested, and charges are pending. >>> d.c. tourism officials are reporting a good showing for the easter spring break and the cherry blossom festival. officials say the cherry blossom event may have set a new record including the second highest day ever for metro ridership. hotel officials say many of those visitors were just in town for the day and hotel business was actually off slightly. >>> in massachusetts a 15-year- old girl killed herself after being bullied relendlessly and the tragedy is spotlighting a trend. you no longer have to be in school to be tormented. now the bullies come to you via the internet. 42% of kids have been bullied while on line and 53% have admitted to having said something mean or hurtful to another person on line. here's a look at how college students are now targeting each other using a controversial website as their weapon. >> reporter: it's all in plain sight on the worldwide web. students' name
year. >>> new this week, an update on the five northern virginia men of plotting terror attacks in pakistan. their trial started midweek. if convicted the men can face life in prison. we have more. >> reporter: in pakistan, the police chief testified he had strong evidence that the five men planned to attack specific targets. he's one of the six witnesses who took the stand. five americans have said that they are innocent and that they were tortured in jail. they used to worship together at this mosque in alexandria until they went missing in november. a month later they were arrested in pakistan. one father attended the proceedings along with representatives of the u.s. consulate. pakistani authorities described the men as college students with intent on waging war against, quote, infidels towards the atrocities committed by them against muslims around the world. defense attorneys remain confident the men will remain freed but the accusations have taken a hard toll on the family. >> very difficult. very difficult. >> reporter: the defense is expected to cast the five as curious
soon be come to go some of our local schools and anti-gun activists are seething about it. virginia's governor is about to sign a bill that requires elementary schools to use nra's crick clem when teaching gun safety. >> there is a gun up here. >> i don't care what the narrow interest is, i don't want it mandated and i don't want it shoved down my child's throat. >> reporter: activities are angry about the legislation to be signed by the governor, that if school boards offer firearms education, they must use the rifle association gun safe program which include this videotape. >> and then behind the broom i saw a gun and just that moment the kid saw it to. >> reporter: the n.r.a. said they consulted child psychologists in developing the program. >> stop, don't touch, leave the area, tell an adult. >> reporter: it is no different than joe camel who encouraged kids to smoke. >> they're doing this because they're trying to recruit more gun owners in the future. they realize demographics are going against them. >> reporter: the bill shows governor mcdonnell is in the pocket of the n.r.a.
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